On April 7, 2020, the Boost Mobile store on 23 Mile Rd. In Chesterfield Township was robbed by two black male suspects with a handgun. The two black males forced the lone clerk of the business into a bathroom and robbed her of her money, cellphone, and other personal items. The two suspects then stole money from the business cash register and numerous cell phones. The suspects then fled the scene in a vehicle.
Chesterfield Township Patrol Officers and Detectives responded to the robbery immediately and were quickly able to identify the suspects’ getaway vehicle. With this information, Chesterfield Township Detectives were able to identify a suspect who is a 22 year old, black male from Detroit. The suspect’s identity was provided to the United States Marshals Service who were able to locate this suspect in the City of Detroit, where he was taken into custody without incident and returned to the Chesterfield Police department. Chesterfield Township Detectives interviewed this suspect and obtained a confession from this suspect regarding this robbery.
A second black male suspect involved in this robbery is still at large and further investigative efforts are underway to locate this person. Anyone with additional information related to this matter is asked to contact D/ James Gates at 586-949-2450.
Both suspects are believed to be involved in the armed robberies of three other Boost Mobile locations in St. Clair County, Macomb County, and Wayne County.
More information will be provided after the suspects pending arraignment.